Iron Curtain Rising: A Personal Journey Through the Changing Landscape of Eastern Europe

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Mercury House, 1991 - Political Science - 212 pages
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Looks at how the revolutionary changes in Eastern Europe are affecting the everyday lives of its citizens, and describes how Eastern Europe still differs from the West.

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IRON CURTAIN RISING

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Laufer presents a timely look at post-revolutionary Central Europe, told from the perspective of ordinary people as they face both heartening and intimidating prospects of new-found liberties and ... Read full review

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The book consists of a series of articles on the author's take on each country after not long after the fall of the Berlin Wall; as these are snapshots of a specific time, they are "dated" by ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter Two Shoot to Kill Along the GermanGerman
13
Chapter Three Berlin Wallless
37
Chapter Four Thirty Miles to Poland
63
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About the author (1991)

Peter Laufer, PhD is the winner of major awards for excellence in reporting--including the George Polk and Edward R. Murrow awards--and an independent journalist, broadcaster and documentary filmmaker working in traditional and new media. He has crossed and reported from various borders around the world, including the DMZ between North and South Korea, and the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. He is the author of several other books, including Wetback Nation: The Case for Opening the Mexican-American Border. He holds the James Wallace Chair in Journalism at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.

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